New Changes to YouthCon

The National Youth Conference of US Mennonite Brethren Churches (YouthCon) has been happening since 1975. YouthCon has been an incredible experience for thousands of youth over its 44-year history. We know at least 48 youth have accepted Jesus at YouthCon since 2003, as far back as we’ve found records. Countless pastors, missionaries, and church and

Embrace The Awkward Postcast!

Looking for a podcast to deal with those awkward moments of ministry?  I (Kyle) has partnered with another youth worker DJ Toelle (also a contributor to this blog) to bring about some helpful hints and tips each week so we all can HANDLE AWKWARD BETTER.  It’s a brand new adventure for both of us so

You are invited to USMB’s and The NationalYouth Workers Network’s next free webinar called Millennials & Gen Z: A Crossroads of Change. Almost 60% of Millennials (1980-1996) raised as Christians have walked away from the church and experts are expecting even higher numbers for Generation Z (1997-2012).  What can the church do to reverse this

(The Top 5 is our quick list of resources, recommendations, or reasons that we feel you should know). Finding ways to encourage students to bring their friends can be a constant struggle.  There are a lot of different ways a youth ministry could do outreach and many are successful.  With this post, however, we won’t